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The message below is an example of an increasingly common type of scam. It claims to come from a real lottery winner who wants to donate part of her fortune to you. What could be better? Alas, the message isn’t from a real lottery winner — it’s just from a scammer trying to pick your pocket.
Subject: Donation For You
Date: Fri, 15 Jul 2016
Beloved family of Mr. Howhannes Sarkisjan . Angela Maxwell has donated the sum of Eight hundred thousand euro (800,000.00 euro) to you from part of their lucky life-changing Jackpot of 53 Million from Euro-millions Lottery. please see our interview by visiting the web page below; View link:
Your email address was submitted to my wife and I by the Google Management Team and you received this email because we have listed you as one of the lucky millionaires, Kindly send us the below details so that we can direct our Bank to effect a valid Bank Draft in your name to your operational bank account in your country.
I………………….hereby Declare that the above information is true and binding on me. If at any time it is discovered that I have given false information, I will forfeit my rights to my donation. View link:
Thank you and accept our hearty congratulations!
Mr. Richard & Mrs. Angela Maxwell
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